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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
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|ISBN:||9780199858286 0199858284 9780199858309 0199858306|
|Description:||viii, 366 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: youth, cities, and the globalization of art cinema. The mise en scène of modernity: the French New Wave, Paris, and the global 1960s --
Walking in the city --
New wave futures --
The urban archipelago: Taiwan's new wave and the East Asian economic boom --
Morning in the megacity: Taiwan and the globalization of the city film --
The haunting of Taipei --
Chinese cinema in a world of flows: the new wave in the P.R.C. --
The fifth generation and the youth of China --
On living in a young city.
The problem of the so-called 'new waves' is one that concerns cultural history and periodization generally, and not merely recent film history; nor is it exactly the same as that of 'avant-gardes',